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Royal Engineered Composites Hosts Manufacturing Days For Students

Students from Minden High School got a first-hand look at the future of industrial technology jobs during a recent field trip to Royal Engineered Composites. Industrial Technology Teacher Bob Carlson led his beginning metals class students for the first of several planned Manufacturing Days at Royal...

Fringe Salon Opens on Minden Square

Jessica Shoff is the proud owner of a new business on the square in Minden. On February 1st, she opened Fringe Salon on the south side of Minden’s downtown square at 309 East 4th Street. Shoff is delighted to be doing business in Minden in the newly renovated salon. “It is so nice to be back in ...

Minden City Council Starts The Ball Rolling On Downtown Improvements

The Minden City Council took its first step towards revitalizing the downtown area at its regular meeting on Monday, March 16th. The council passed a resolution declaring the Downtown Square and surrounding area as blighted and substandard. “The action by the council opens the door for the City to...

Messiah: The Tradition Is Still Strong

This Sunday, March 29th, the Axtell Area Oratorio Society will present George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at the Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney. Starting at 7:00 p.m. on Palm Sunday, concert attendees will witness one of the longest running traditions on the Merryman stage. For fifty-sev...

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Council Approves Parking Change On Fifth Street

The Minden City Council held its first meeting in March meeting in the council chambers with all members present on Tuesday. The council will be making a change soon to some parking concerns on the 200...

Ladder Truck, Ambulance On Display At Open House Saturday

The Minden Volunteer Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday, March 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Fire Chief Tom Brown hopes the public will come to see first hand the equipment that will be used...

Jensen Library To Hold Book Sale

There should be something for everyone among the hundreds of books to be available at the Used Book Sale set to take place March 19-21 at Jensen Memorial Library. All sale items are gently used and ready...

Jelden Authors Ebola Papers For UNMC

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is courtesy of the Univeristy of Nebraska Medical Center. When Katelyn Jelden, a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, arrived in August to begin her studies...

Trustees Discuss The LTC Expansion Plan

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees met on Feb. 25 at the hospital for its February meeting. The most discussed portion of the meeting came during Dr. Ed Alderman’s Kearney County Medical...

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Chamber Event To Stimulate Community Involvement

Supreme Court Ruling to Benefit Nebraska Irrigators

Council Approves Bid For Treatment Plant

Kearney County Supervisors Holds 1&6 Year Road Hearing

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City Approves Air Compressor Purchase And Street Improvements

“Men In Tights” Gala Set For Febr. 26

Funds Sought For New Kearney County Veterans Memorial

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Whippets Can’t Overcome Pierce, Fall In First Round Of Class C-1 Tournament

The Minden Lady Whippet basketball team qualified for the 2015 Nebraska Schools Activities Association Girls State Basketball on Thursday, March 5, earning one of the two Class C-1 wild cards and were...

W-H Set For Matchup With E-M

The Falcons enter the state tourney as the second seed and will play seventh-seeded Exeter-Milligan (18-7) in the first round at 10:45 a.m. at Lincoln Northeast High School. The winner advances to play...

Falcons Lose District Final, Get #2 Seed In D-2 State Tourney

Most of the time when a team gets defeated in a district tournament the season is over. Wilcox-Hildreth’s season-long body of work, however, assured that would not be their fate as they snagged one of...

Whippets Capture Class C-1 Wildcard, Face Pierce On Thursday

The Minden Lady Whippets have qualified for the 2015 Nebraska State Girls Basketball Tournament as one of two Class C-1 wildcards. Minden (22-2) will enter state on Thursday as the fourth-seed taking on...

Falcons Top Red Hornets, Now Play Riverside For Berth In D-2 State Field

Wilcox-Hildreth won the D1-6 subdistrict and played for the district championship and automatic state tournament qualification on March 3 at Grand Island Central Catholic against Riverside, a consolidation...

Lady Cats Fall To Bobcats In District Final

Swedes Defeat Minden In C1-10

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Lady Cats Win D1-10, Now Face Blue Hill In District Final

Stars Upend Minden, Whippets Will Have To Wait On Wildcard

Dawgs Place Seven In The SWC Tourney

Falcons Top Amherst, Are FKC Champions

Minden Girls Give Seniors Home Win

Lady Wildcats Win FKC Title

Swedes Down Minden On Senior Night